Canada launches Hydrogen Strategy

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The Government of Canada has launched its Hydrogen Strategy , a framework that seeks to position Canada as a global hydrogen leader, cementing this low-carbon and zero-emission fuel technology as a key part of a path to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Strategy is designed to spur investment and partnerships to establish Canada as a global supplier of hydrogen, and to increase domestic production. Canada Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Infrastructure Market Background

Canada releases national Small Modular Reactor action plan

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Canada Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O’Regan, released a national SMR Action Plan, which responds to the 53 recommendations identified in Canada’s SMR Roadmap that was launched in November 2018. Each of these key enablers has contributed a chapter to the Action Plan, describing a concrete set of actions they are taking to seize the SMR opportunity for Canada. Canada Nuclear SMR

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GM to invest nearly $800M to convert CAMI into Canada’s 1st large-scale commercial EV plant; EV600 first

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The investment will enable GM to convert CAMI into Canada’s first large-scale electric delivery vehicles manufacturing plant. The new CAMI investments build upon other recent GM investments in Canada, including the recently announced nearly $1.03

Canada invests in Newfoundland and Labrador’s EV network

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Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $770,000-investment to help Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro build 28 electric vehicle (EV) chargers across the province. The funding will help Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro to build an EV network along the Trans-Canada Highway, connecting the province’s capital, St. It also supports the Government of Canada’s goal to reach its ambitious target of 100 percent of passenger zero-emission vehicle sales by 2040.

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Rio Tinto enters scandium market with construction of new plant in Canada

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Government of Canada & Province of Ontario invest $10M to establish cobalt refinery in N. Ontario; battery-grade cobalt sulfate

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The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario are each investing $5 million in First Cobalt Corporation to accelerate domestic production of battery-grade cobalt sulfate, a required element needed to produce long-range electric vehicles (EVs). Mining and related industries employ more than 625,000 people across Canada and contribute as much as $97 billion a year to Canada’s GDP. Batteries Canada Electric (Battery) Market Background Materials Mining

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Government of Canada investing $275M in $40B Kitimat LNG complex

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The Government of Canada is investing $275 million to support LNG Canada ’s major liquefied natural gas (LNG) complex in Kitimat, British Columbia. The federal investment will include $220 million to help fund highly energy-efficient gas turbines for LNG Canada, minimizing both greenhouse gas emissions and fuel use. LNG Canada received required regulatory approvals in 2015 and is the first Canadian LNG project to reach a final investment decision. Canada LNG

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Transdev Canada purchasing 27 new electric Lion school buses

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Transdev Canada is investing close to CAD$4.5 Transdev has chosen to develop in Canada a specific energy transition plan for school transportation in Québec because of its dynamic local ecosystem and the fact that the energy produced locally is mostly hydraulic, and therefore among the cleanest in the world. —Marie-Hélène Cloutier, Executive Vice-President Quebec and Maritimes of Transdev Canada.

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Canada and California to work together on cleaner transportation

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Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Chair of the California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, today signed a new cooperation agreement to advance cleaner vehicles and fuels. The transportation sector is the source of nearly a quarter of Canada’s carbon emissions and more than 40% of California’s. Canada is currently completing a mid-term review of its light duty vehicle regulations. Canada Electric (Battery) Emissions Regulations

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Transport Canada contracts CNL to research clean energy technologies to decarbonize marine sector

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Transport Canada has awarded a contract to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, to develop an assessment tool to examine clean technologies that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the release of other pollutants from marine vessels. This three-year project is funded by Transport Canada’s Innovation Center. Ammonia Canada Electric (Battery) Emissions Hydrogen Market Background Ports and Marine

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GM plans to build EV600 electric van in Canada

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GM announced late Friday that it plans to produce the EV600 electric van at its Ingersoll, Ontario plant, starting in late 2021.

Electric car rebates end in Ontario, Canada

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Following the election of Conservative Doug Ford as premier July 7, Ontario, Canada, has canceled the province's generous tax incentives for electric cars, according to an announcement on Wednesday on the Ministry of Transportation's website. Canada tax credit

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR

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Canada investing $20M in Terrestrial Energy to support development of Integral Molten Salt SMR. Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Hon.

Canada Nickel launches subsidiary to develop zero-carbon production of nickel, cobalt and iron

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Canada Nickel Company Inc. The Company has applied for trademarks for the terms NetZero Nickel, NetZero Cobalt, and NetZero Iron in the US, Canada, and other jurisdictions related to zero-carbon production of nickel, cobalt, and iron products. —,Mark Selby, Chair & CEO of Canada Nickel. Canada Nickel will explore the use of various alternatives to achieve its NetZero objectives in each stage of the mining process: mining, milling and processing.

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Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus testing battery-electric MCI D45 CRTe LE coach in Canada

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Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus is the first to test MCI’s first all-electric coach—the MCI D45 CRTe LE CHARGE, designed for long-range express routes—in Canada. Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus is part of Cassidy Group, and is one of Canada’s most diversified bus companies, providing services for group charters, cruise ship arrivals, multi-day tours, daily inter-city line runs, municipal transit schedules, and school bus contracts. Bus Canada Electric (Battery

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Canada ZEV sales up 30% in 1H 2019 after launch of federal incentive program

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Sales of all zero-emission vehicles in Canada for the first six months of 2019 are up 30% compared with last year. To support the transition to a low-carbon transportation system, the Government of Canada has set sales targets for new zero-emission vehicles in Canada. Sales targets for new zero-emission vehicles in Canada: 10% of new light-duty vehicle sales by to zero-emission vehicles by 2025, 30% by 2030, and 100% by 2040. Canada Electric (Battery) Policy Sales

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Canada launches new $4.5M challenge to accelerate battery innovation; $1M grand prize

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Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Amarjeet Sohi, announced a new $4.5-million Impact Canada challenge aimed at accelerating made-in-Canada battery innovation to better position the country in the highly competitive global market. where ministers from federal, provincial and territorial governments were meeting under the theme Competitiveness and Innovation in Canada’s Energy and Mining Sectors. Batteries Canada

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Tesla dominated electric-car sales in Canada in June

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Electric cars accounted for nearly 3 percent of all passenger vehicles sold in Canada in June, thanks to a surge of Tesla Model 3 deliveries. Canada Car SalesWith the California-based automaker famously coy about country-by-country deliveries, June delivery data won’t be finalized until later this month. Several other automakers also decline to break out.

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Volkswagen Group Canada forms Electrify Canada to install network of ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers

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Volkswagen Group Canada has formed Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) direct current (DC) charging network across Canada. The initial Electrify Canada plan includes the installation of 32 EV charging sites near major highways and in major metro areas in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. —Daniel Weissland, president and CEO, Volkswagen Group Canada, Inc. Canada Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

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NR Canada seeking commercialization partner for methane oxidation catalyst

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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is seeking expressions of interest from firms which wish to enter into a commercial licensing arrangement to bring to market its methane oxidation catalyst. NRCan has filed international patent applications in Canada, US, Germany, India and Sweden, for a robust methane oxidation catalyst that reduces unburned methane contained in exhaust streams (methane slip) from lean burn natural gas vehicles/engines. Canada Emissions Engines Natural Gas

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Tesla Model 3 becomes eligible for Canada's EV tax credit with 93-mile version

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Tesla announced a new entry-level version of the Tesla Model 3 for Canada on Wednesday. The new version is designed to limbo under the $45,000 (Canadian) price cap on Canada's new $5,000 (Canadian) electric-vehicle tax credit, which was itself designed to exclude wealthy Tesla buyers from receiving government rebates for buying their new cars. Canada EV tax credit

Walmart Canada commits to 100% alternatively powered fleet vehicles by 2028; orders 30 more Tesla semis

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Walmart Canada plans to power its fleet using 100% alternative power by 2028. With 40 Tesla Semis in total, the company will feature one of the largest electrified fleets planned by a company in Canada and will reach an initial milestone to convert 20% of Walmart’s fleet to electric power by 2022. The first 20 Tesla Semis will be used to support Walmart Canada’s fleet base in Mississauga, Ontario. Walmart Canada operates 8.75

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Canada investing $2M in $5.1M project to develop energy-efficient comminution technology for mining: conjugate-anvil-hammer mill (CAHM)

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Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi announced a $2-million investment in a $5.1-million Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC) initiative to develop an energy-efficient mining technology that could significantly reduce energy consumption at mine sites, cut costs and make remote mining operations more productive. The net result would be new mine projects, jobs and capacity development in Canada’s north. Canada Emissions Materials

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Volvo Trucks introduces the Volvo VNR Electric truck in the US, Canada

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Volvo Trucks North America announced the commercial introduction and sales start of its zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric vehicle to the North American market. The Class 8 Volvo VNR Electric truck model has a scheduled production start of early 2021.

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Government of Canada to develop a national Zero-Emissions Vehicle strategy by 2018

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The Government of Canada is moving forward with provincial and territorial partners, industry and stakeholders, to develop a national strategy to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS)—battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles—on Canadian roads by 2018. Transportation accounts for about 24% of Canada’s emissions, mostly from cars and trucks. Canada Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Plug-ins Policy

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Electric Ford F-150 already exists, as second-life conversion kit in Canada

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Canada fleet Green LifeThe all-electric Ford F-150 teased for the first time last week is something to get excited about—especially as an electric version of the top-selling vehicle in America. The model isn’t likely to show up at dealerships for at least another couple years, though. And there are electric F-150 pickups already in use today. About a dozen.

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VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

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Volkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in Canada—called Electrify Canada, logically enough. Electrify Canada plans to set up 32 DC fast-charging stations in major Canadian cities and along highways across the country. Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Charging Networks Electrify America

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New Government, New Hope For More Electric Cars In Canada?

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Politics Canada energy policy incentives plug-in carsCanadian electric vehicle advocates can look at the election of Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party with cautious optimism, and not just for the party's promise to install charging stations at government buildings. Gerald Butts, Prime Minister Trudeau's chief policy advisor, played a role in the Province of Ontario's decision to shutter its coal.

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Shoppers in Canada may wait nearly a year to buy new Chevy Bolt EV

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The new Chevy Bolt EV was a long time coming, but interested buyers in some parts of Canada may have to wait longer. A GM spokeswoman in Canada confirmed the delay. BEV CanadaKent Wallace reported to us last week that Toronto-area dealerships were quoting shoppers an 8- to 12-month wait for the 238-mile electric car. DON'T MISS: Driving a Chevy Bolt EV.

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Quebec passes Canada's first zero-emission vehicle rule, to start in 2018

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Quebec's Assemblée Nationale passed the regulation on October 26 by a unanimous vote of 112 to 0, and to universal praise from Canada's electric vehicle community. Canada California plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle regulation state laws QuebecQuebec has become the first Canadian province to adopt a requirement for sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles, similar to the one in effect in California.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2018: Rewriting records

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Last month, the Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid set a new single-month sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in Canada and sold 589 units. sales CanadaOne month later, that sales pace—plus one car—is only good enough for fourth place. Nissan shattered Mitsubishi’s record in May with 906 sales of its Leaf electric car, astounding by.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, October 2016: Volt's seven-peat

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Though Chevy Volt sales in Canada fell from stratospheric to mere tropospheric levels in October, the vehicle remains Canada's monthly sales leader for the seventh consecutive month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years; the Chevy Volt won the Canadian electric-car sales trophy for the seventh time in seven months.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2016: Canada crosses 20,000 cars with plugs

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The Chevy Volt's May sales numbers put it in the driver's seat in Canada for the fourth time in five months The country welcomed its 10,000th plug-in electric vehicle around October 2014, about 40 months after the first Nissan Leafs arrived. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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Canada awards $1.2M to GreenNano to scale up wood-fiber composite for use in automotive; collaboration with Ford

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The Government of Canada is awarding $1.2 GreenNano is also collaborating with Ford Canada’s Power Engineering Research and Development Center, located in Windsor, Ontario, to test the new material in the production of lightweight car parts. million to GreenNano Technologies Inc.

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Government of Canada announces national plan for carbon pricing

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The Government of Canada has proposed a pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon emissions; under the new plan, all Canadian jurisdictions will have carbon pricing in place by 2018. To accomplish this, Canada will set a benchmark for pricing carbon emissions—set at a level that will help Canada meet its greenhouse gas emission targets. The Government of Canada will provide a pricing system for provinces and territories that do not adopt one of the two systems by 2018.

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US, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and EC launch new hydrogen initiative

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At the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting, a new international hydrogen partnership was announced under the leadership of the United States, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the European Commission with participation of several other CEM member countries.

Driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car across Canada, all the way

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To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd embarked on their maiden voyage to prove electric car travel is feasible in a very large country with some very sparsely populated areas. Canada road trips plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV as their chariot, and their dog Piper for company, the couple left Victoria, British Columbia. They don't plan.

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Plug-in electric car cales in Canada, Nov 2016: Bolts from the blue?

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Canada's first three Chevrolet Bolt EVs were registered in October, no doubt for media test-drives and dealership training ahead of the 238-mile electric car's Canadian launch. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThat event is expected to take place early next year, but with photos of truckloads of Bolt EVs headed for U.S. dealers, their counterparts north of the border will clearly.

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Canada's first Nissan Leaf electric car drive remains committed after five years

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Canada costs plug-in cars Cost Of OwnershipOver five years after they first went on sale, Nissan electric cars have racked up an impressive amount of mileage: more than 2.5 billion kilometers (1.6 billion miles). The Nissan Leaf has proven that electric cars can handle the rigors of daily driving just as well as internal-combustion models. At the same time, Leafs have inspired the.

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Plug-In Electric Cars & Politics In Canada: Taking The Pulse

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Factoring in likely June sales volume from Tesla and others, it's likely that about 2,500 plug-in electric vehicles were sold in Canada in the first half of 2015. Politics Canada plug-in carsThis implies sales are running about level with the roughly 5,000 plug-ins sold in the country last year. With incentives in British Columbia having returned, the Canadian electric.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2015: Tesla Supreme For Six Months?

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Fully 167 Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans were registered in Canada that month, outpacing the 127 Leafs Nissan delivered. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsLast month, we assumed that Nissan would edge Tesla during April in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales. Wow, were we wrong! Not wanting to underestimate Tesla for two months running, we'll cautiously assume the.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, October 2015: The Wallet Ballot

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The new model helped Chevrolet sell 203 Volts in Canada in October, well above the 126 sold in September and good enough for its third sales crown in four months. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsDuring the same month in which a second-generation Trudeau won the Canadian election, the second-generation Chevy Volt took the plug-in electric vehicle sales crown.

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Post-Peak: plug-in electric-car sales in Canada for July

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Sales data for plug-in cars in Canada in June and July show the effect of large purchase incentives. In its first full month of availability in Canada in June, the Tesla Model 3 racked up 2,329 sales, shattering the country’s monthly record for electric-car sales and making it the 16th bestselling car in the country overall. Canada

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